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Bill12 added on June 17, 2011 | Answered

My beets have gone to tops. Can I cut the tops back to encourage root growth?

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Answered on June 20, 2011

No, this will not hep with root growth. They need the tops to help build energy for the roots. If you are seeing too small of roots, the soil may be lacking phosphorous. You can add this in the form of bone meal.

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